Music has charms to sooth a savage breast, to soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak.
Quote by William Congreve
William Congreve Quotes
'Tis well enough for a servant to be bred at an University. But the education...
There is in true beauty, as in courage, something which narrow souls cannot dare to...
Wit must be foiled by wit: cut a diamond with a diamond.
Blessings ever wait on virtuous deeds, and though a late, a sure reward succeeds
To find a young fellow that is neither a wit in his own eye, nor...
Invention flags, his brain goes muddy, and black despair succeeds brown study.
I confess freely to you, I could never look long upon a monkey, without very...
He who closes his ears to the views of others shows little confidence in the...
Come, come, leave business to idlers, and wisdom to fools: they have need of 'em:...
If this be not love, it is madness, and then it is pardonable.
Courtship is to marriage, as a very witty prologue to a very dull play.
If there's delight in love, 'tis when I see That heart, which others bleed for,...
Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, nor hell a fury like a...
They come together like the Coroner's Inquest, to sit upon the murdered reputations of the...
Grief walks upon the heels of pleasure; married in haste, we repent at leisure.
Say what you will, 'tis better to be left than never to have been loved.
Nature, to each allots his proper Sphere, But, that forsaken, we like Comets err: Toss'd...
Beauty is the lover's gift.
Uncertainty and expectation are the joys of life. Security is an insipid thing.
I know that's a secret, for it's whispered every where.